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					                                          RONALD JAMES BLOCK
                                         coloradorondo@comcast.net | (720) 685-8597
                                                     Brighton, CO 80601


                       DISTRIBUTION / OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
          LEADING REVENUE GROWTH AND OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE IN RETAIL ORGANIZATIONS

More than 30 years’ management experience in the retail industry with a strong emphasis on warehousing, logistics and
distribution. Superior history of innovating processes and efficiency improvements resulting in revenue gains, cost
reductions and long-term growth for numerous organizations. Keen financial sense in regards to business needs with proven
ability to identify expense-saving and revenue generating opportunities. Recognized for outstanding communication, people
development and organizational aptitude while emphasizing team building.

                                                          AREAS OF EXPERTISE
    OSHA & Regulatory Compliance – Workflow Optimization – FDA Sanitation Compliance – Distribution – Policy Development
     Process Improvement – Inventory Management – Logistics – Vendor Relations – Shipping & Receiving – Order Selection
Cost Reduction & Elimination – Warehousing – Training & Development – Team Leadership & Motivation – Performance Evaluation

                                                  P ROFESSIONAL E XPERIENCE


PETCO Animal Supplies, Inc. – Aurora, CO / New Hope, MN                                                       1997 to 2011
Chain of 1,000+ retail stores that offers pet supplies and services such as grooming and dog training.

DISTRIBUTION CENTER MANAGER – Aurora, CO (2005 to 2011)
DISTRIBUTION CENTER MANAGER – New Hope, MN (1997 to 2005)
Drive a high-achievement culture and continually optimize growth, operational execution and customer service delivery for
40K sq. ft. distribution center servicing 27 stores. Hold full oversight of core business functions including P&L, budgeting,
safety, training, human resources, customer service, sanitation and facility management. Align financial performance with
corporate objectives. Focus on customer service and hands-on management.

Supervise 1 DC Supervisor, 1 Distribution Lead/Clerk, 1 Return Goods Coordinator, 2 Receiving/Shipping Clerks and 6 Order
Selectors. Report directly to Midwest Director of Distribution.
 Enhanced and synchronized Associate team’s effectiveness by fostering a culture of high-performance and collaboration:

         Improved Pulse Survey by 22% over 2010 results (2011).

         Achieved one of the highest Speak Up Survey results in the company with 98.6% favorability.

       Eclipsed Caught in the Act! goal of 5 Associates per month by recognizing 10 Associates per month who demonstrated
         passion for PETCO in the areas of productivity, teamwork and sanitation.
   Accelerated profitability while delivering strong results in all areas of operations:

         99.63% on-time deliveries vs. goal of 98.5%.

         99.65% picking accuracy vs. goal of 99.6%.

         0.12% DC no-fill vs. goal of 0.15%.

         0.08% damages to outbound transfer dollars vs. goal of 0.14%.

      0.03% shrink to outbound transfer dollars vs. goal of 0.04%.
   Established best-in-class performance by implementing company and OSHA-related SOPs:

         Zero recorded OSHA accidents (2011).
        Led DC to win Gold Medal Award from Orkin for excellence in sanitation (2011).

        Attained LP audit rating of 97% vs. a goal of 92%.

      Ensured complete compliance with company sanitation P&P and FDA standards.
   Instrumental in mapping operating plan and layout for new facility to control vendor store deliveries without impacting stores
     in the region.

                                                     P REVIOUS E XPERIENCE

  Served as Operations Manager of a 100K sq. ft. distribution center that serviced 270 Country Seat Stores, Inc. locations.
Increased total units distributed while decreasing cost per unit each year during 18-year tenure. Concurrently held one of the
                 lowest distribution square footage to number of stores ratios in the casual apparel industry.

				
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Description: Ronald Block has more than 30 years’ management experience in the retail industry with a strong emphasis on warehousing, logistics and distribution. He has a superior history of innovating processes and efficiency improvements resulting in revenue gains, cost reductions and long-term growth for numerous organizations.